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2011-03-16 8:01:30 AM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: " Black"

: Photos with a predominantly black color, or something black. Difficulty: No entirely black compositions. Not meant to be a black and white contest.
We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules, including but not limited to the following:

- Submissions must be photographs; screen captures do not count as photographs.
- You must be the original photographer of your entry. Do not submit anyone else's photography as your own.
- You are only allowed to enter a photograph once. Do not submit the same photo to another contest later.
- You may enter 3 photos in each contest as long as each photo is of a different composition.
- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.

Ideally, your photograph should be presented as taken, with as little alteration as possible either digitally in-camera or in your image editor during post-processing. No selectively applied digital effects! No removal or addition of image elements, no spot treatments, and no HDR images, please.
With few exceptions (red-eye removal, sensor or scan dust removal), modifications to the original photograph must be made evenly across the image.
See the rules for more information on acceptable modifications, or check in at the Farktography Forums.

Legal: All photographers submitting photos to this contest are the legal copyright holders for the photos submitted and the photos are not to be considered free for any other use without written consent from the submitting photographers.

To have your photo website listed on the Farktography home page, please send your Fark username and url to admin(at) and we'll get you up forthwith. (also, indicate if you're willing to share your photographs for use as source images in PhotoShop contests)

- Drop by the Farktography Forum (for chatting, critique, techtalk and so on)

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- Stats can be found here.
2011-03-16 8:01:47 PM  
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Dark sky and tower

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my roommates dog Jade Full Size

bigger (new window)

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Click for Flickr
"Drink til Blackout"

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Droplets of yes and no

biggr on flickr
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Pops to much bigger and better

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The Kiss

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Ole' Timer

ASA 50 Fujichrome Velvia, cross-processed in C-41

Bigr at Flickr

2011-03-16 8:02:19 PM Full Size

Sunlight Through Trees
Saratoga Spa State Park, New York

Click for Flickr.

2011-03-16 8:02:23 PM  
Frankie asleep Full Size

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"Neon Time"

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Self portrait in black

biggr on flickr
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Eastbound on Highway 401

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Leica M5

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Reading by book light

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Pops to much bigger and better

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The Salute

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Double Crested Cormorant

Click for Flickr.

2011-03-16 8:02:59 PM  
Orion in motion Full Size

huge (new window)

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Biggie at Flickr (new window)
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Black Cat

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biggr on flickr
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"Down Is Up"

(SoF: Yashica Mat 124G/Porta NC 160)
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Night lights

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Houseflyus Commonus

Bigr at Flickr

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Pops to much bigger and better

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Black tourmaline in pink orthoclase and quartz

Link to Blacker (new window)

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(Someone got new tires for the Jeep...woohoo!)

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Haute Couture Vending Machine
Cosmopolitan Casino, Las Vegas

Click for Flickr.

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stairs into basement of abandoned cabin near Kenai, Alaska
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Black Tulips

Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois

Bigr at Flickr

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ravens on the snow
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Light in the Darkness

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The Mammoth

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Sunrise Silhouette
This was taken early one morning on the Catalina Highway north of Tucson. I normally don't like seeing sunrise (I like sleeping instead), but the gentleness of this one called to me, so I had to stop my car. 1/3, Pops.

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2011-03-16 8:05:16 PM  
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my son Max ballroom dancing
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(his brother's name is Kodak)

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Miss Molatov
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In the Spotlight

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Low-key using a hand-held Maglight as the light source
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Electric Candles in the Dark
Taken in a ridiculous hotel in Banff, Canada-it's actually a castle. My brother and I spent a whole evening just exploring the castle. This scene in particular called to me-it was so atmospheric. 2/3, Pops.

Posted OBO Plamadude30k
2011-03-16 8:05:44 PM Full Size

Me: "why is a raven like a writing desk?"
Him: "how the hell would I know? give me a peanut!"

2011-03-16 8:06:12 PM  
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Clock at the Ferry Terminal.
2011-03-16 8:06:23 PM  

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Black Hawaiian Lava and a Tidepool
Taken a few years ago at Christmas. At that time, I had no idea I might be living here in a couple years! 3/3, Pops.

Posted OBO Plamadude30k
2011-03-16 8:06:36 PM Full Size

Biggie at Flickr (new window)
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Hey, there's a frog on your glass!

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Spicebush Swallowtail
Image pops, new window, bigger

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2011-03-16 8:07:15 PM  
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Self Portrait
Taken in the middle of the day, lit with SB600 with a cereal box snoot off to the side.
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Image pops, new window, bigger

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all your life you were only waiting for this moment to arise

2011-03-16 8:08:33 PM  

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"No thank you, I take it black... my men."

Posted OBO ravnostic
2011-03-16 8:08:41 PM Full Size

My father in law's Yashika

Link to Blacker (new window)

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Business Cat after Happy Hour

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Plaza Hotel at night, NYC
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black kanji, fushimi inari shrine, kyoto

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Exposed to the Elements

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Defunct Truck
Just so happens I switched from Diet Pepsi to Diet Coke recently too...

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Inside an abandoned barn

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Do svidaniya, comrade!

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Sunshine Dreams in the night

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Pointed at Saturn, this is the setup we were using on a cloudless night in the Borrego Springs desert last week.
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Not blac enough? Try this. (new window)

2011-03-16 10:08:02 PM  
Indifferent Cousin

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Lightbox (new window)

Tellicherry black peppercorns

2011-03-16 10:14:12 PM  

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Worst accidental over-exposure I've ever been responsible for. Ever. Met an old friend for breakfast one morning and the only thing I set up properly was the timer.

BTW... This was once my profile pic ("I'm the white guy"). Mod please delete this if it's out of bounds for any reason!
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Black Leaves

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A Single Black Leaf

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An Iron Gate

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"Arise, Treants!" (clicky pops to larger)
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Black Manta, Pohnpei, Micronesia
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Black Crinoid, Kosrae, Micronesia
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The (Not Scary) Black Swan
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Bow to the Almighty Cartman!
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Park Bench in Winslow, Arizona
/take it easy
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Sunrise Huaraz, Peru
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Brian Molko of Placebo on stage.
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african sulcata tortoise
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Hiking Silhouette
f/22, 1/20 sec., Torrey Pines State Reserve

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/Hey hey mama said the way you move...
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Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui Thailand
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Raven at Half Dome
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Black Pine
f/22, 1/250 sec., Torrey Pines State Reserve>
I was a little worried about the lens flare in this one, but ended up sort of liking it that way.

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Nagasaki, Japan, by night
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San Mateo Coast
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Raven and dirty snow
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Cormorants in Santa Cruz
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raven, snow and sign
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Black Pine on Fire
f/22, 1/320 sec., Torrey Pines State Reserve

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Oil Refinery Fire Full Size
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Young Elephant Seals sparing off the Central Cali coast.
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Computer area at Night

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The remnants of an art project on a park bench.

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The Rape of Proserpina at Cliveden, a National Trust property near here.
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Bike route near Firstborn's flat in London. And it's Prime :-)
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The Arcadian Shepherds
Paris, Alhambra, March 2011
Nikon D80
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Door at Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House, near Glasgow.
Clickr for biggr on Flickr.
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Paris, 2009
Lomo LC-A, Lomo XPro Film cross processed (duh),
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Alan Corbel
Café de la Danse, Paris, 2010
Nikon D80
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2007 FJ Cruiser - Black Diamond - NJ Pine Barrens

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Spider in front of the moon. Nikon D90 with Sigma 150-500mm zoom @ 500mm.

2011-03-17 6:36:31 AM  

ki ("key") = spirit, mind, mood
as in ki o tsukete = take care Full Size
2011-03-17 6:37:36 AM  
2/3 -- upside piano from a church fire Full Size
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3/3 -- one of my boxers on couch in near-dark living room Full Size
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Black Dog/Rock and Roll/Battle of Evermore/Stair..
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I seem to have misplaced my cat.
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I'd like two ring pops, please.
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Wayah Bald, NC
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Dancers in black.

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Black abacus beads.

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